Education and Transition to Adulthood Group
Education and Transition to Adulthood Group








Callahan, Rebecca M. and Kathryn M. Obenchain. Forthcoming. "Cultivating Civic Hope: Social Studies and the Civic Potential of Immigrant Youth." Theory and Research in Social Education.

Carroll, Jamie, Chandra Muller, and Evangeleen Pattison Forthcoming. "Cooling out Undergraduates with Health Impairments: The Freshman Experience." Journal of Higher Education.

Glass, Jennifer L., and Matthew A. Andersson. Forthcoming. "Work-Family Reconciliation Policies and Parental Happiness: Evidence from 22 OECD Countries." American Journal of Sociology.

Glass, Jennifer L., and Mary Noonan. Forthcoming. "Telecommunting and Earnings Trajectories Among American Women and Men, 1989-2003." Social Forces.

Irizarry, Yasmiyn, David C. May, Adrienne Davis and Peter B. Wood. Published online on October 14, 2015 at doi:10.1177/2153368715603103. "Mass Incarceration through a Different Lens: Race, Subcontext, and Perceptions of Punitiveness of Correctional Alternatives When Compared to Prison." Race and Justice.

Kuo, Janet, and R. Kelly Raley. Published online before print April 21, 2014, doi: 10.1177/0192513X14530973. "Is It All About Money?: Work Characteristics and Women’s and Men’s Marriage Formation in Early Adulthood." Journal of Family Issues

Muller, Chandra. Forthcoming. "Measuring School Contexts." AERA Open.

Pedulla, David S. Forthcoming. "Penalized or Protected? Gender and the Consequences of Non-Standard and Mismatched Employment Histories." American Sociological Review.

Tomaskovic-Devey, Donald, Ken-Hou Lin, and Nathan Meyers. Published online before print on May 13, 2015 at doi:doi: 10.1093/ser/mwv009. "Did Financialization Increase Economic Well-Being." Socio-Economic Review.


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Blanchard, Sarah, Justina Judy, Chandra Muller, Richard H. Crawford, Anthony Petrosino, Christina K. White, Fu-An Lin, and Kristin L. Wood. 2015. "Beyond the Classroom: Engaging Underserved Middle School Students in Engineering." Journal of Pre-College Engineering Education Research (J-PEER), 5(1):Article 2.

Blanchard, Sarah, and Chandra Muller. 2015. "Gatekeepers of the American Dream: How Teachers' Perceptions Shape the Academic Outcomes of Immigrants and Language-Minority Students." Social Science Research, 51(262-275).

Curington, Celeste, Ken-Hou Lin and Jennifer Lundquist. 2015. "Positioning Multiraciality in Cyberspace: Treatment of Multiracial Daters in an Online Dating Website." American Sociological Review, 80(4):764-788.

Glass, Jennifer L., April Sutton and Scott T. Fitzgerald. 2015. "Leaving the Faith: How Religious Switching Changes Pathways to Adulthood among Conservative Protestant Youth." Social Currents, 2(2):126-143.

Irizarry, Yasmiyn. 2015. "Utilizing Multidimensional Measures of Race in Education Research: The Case of Teacher Perceptions." Sociology of Race and Ethnicity, 1(4):564-583.

Irizarry, Yasmiyn. 2015. "Selling Students Short: Racial Differences in Teachers’ Evaluations of High, Average, and Low Performing Students." Social Science Research, 52:522-538.

Kim, Yujin, andR. Kelly Raley.  2015. "Race-Ethnic Differences in the Non-Marital Fertility Rates in 2006-2010." Population Research and Policy Review, 34(1):141-159.

Lin, Ken-Hou. 2015. "The Financial Premium in the US Labor Market: A Distributional Analysis." Social Forces, 94(1):1-30.

Lundquist, Jennifer H., and Ken-Hou Lin. 2015. "Is Love (Color) Blind? The Economy of Race among Gay and Straight Daters." Social Forces, 93(4):1423-1449.

Muller, Chandra. 2015. "The Role of School-Related Peers and Social Networks in Human Development." in Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, edited by Robert Scott and Stephen Kosslyn. Hoboken, NJ. John Wiley and Sons.

Muller, Chandra. 2015. "Measuring Education and Skill." Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 657(1):136-48.

Pager, Devah, and David S. Pedulla. 2015. "Race, Self-Selection, and the Job Search Process." American Journal of Sociology, 120(4):1005-1054.

Pedulla, David, and Sarah Thebaud. 2015. "Can We Finish the Revolution? Gender, Work-Family Ideals, and Institutional Constraint." American Sociological Review, 80(1):116-139

Raley, R. Kelly. 2015. "The Need for Nationally Representative Longitudinal Data for Addressing Key Questions About Family Change." Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, 40:437-46.

Raley, R. Kelly, Megan M. Sweeney and Danielle Wondra. 2015. "The Growing Racial and Ethnic Divide in U.S. Marriage Patterns." The Future of Children, 25(2):89-109.

Shifrer, Dara, Jennifer Pearson, Chandra Muller, and Lindsey Wilkinson. 2015. "College-Going Benefits of High School Sports Participation: Race and Gender Differences over Three Decades." Youth & Society, 47(3):295-318.

Steidl, Ellyn Arevalo and Kelly Raley. 2015. "The Sociology of Divorce." in The International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, edited by James D. Wright. Oxford: Elsevier.

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Andersson, Matthew A, Jennifer Glass, and RobinW Simon. 2014 "Users Beware: Variable Effects of Parenthood on Happiness Within and Across International Datasets." Social Indicators Research, 115(3):945-961.

Callahan, Rebecca M., and Patricia C. Gándara. 2014. The Bilingual Advantage: Language, Literacy and the U.S. Labor Market. Clevedon, U.K.: Multilingual Matters.

Cort, David, Ken-Hou Lin, and Gabriela Stevenson. 2014. "Residential Hierarchy in Los Angeles: An Examination of Ethnic and Documentation Status Differences." Social Science Research. 45:170-183.

Crosnoe, Robert, and Chandra Muller. 2014. "Family Socioeconomic Status, Peers, and the Path to College." Social Problems, 61(4):602-624

McClendon, David. 2014. "It’s Not Business, It’s Personal: Implicit Religion in the Corporate Personhood Debate." Implicit Religion, 17(1):47-61.

McClendon, David and Conrad Hackett. 2014. "When People Shed Religious Identity in Ireland and Austria: Evidence from Censuses." Demographic Research 31(43):1297-310.

McClendon, David, Janet Kuo, and R. Kelly Raley.  2014. "Opportunities to Meet: Occupational Education and Marriage Formation in Young Adulthood." Demography 51(4):1319-1344. 

Obenchain, Kathryn M., and Rebecca M. Callahan. 2014. "Building the Civic Potential of Immigrant Youth." Social Education 78(4):179-82.

Owens, Lindsay A. and David S. Pedulla. 2014. "Material Welfare and Changing Political Preferences: The Case of Support for Redistributive Social Policies." Social Forces 92(3):1087-113.

Pedulla, David S. 2014. "The Positive Consequences of Negative Stereotypes: Race, Sexual Orientation, and the Job Application Process." Social Psychology Quarterly 77(1):75-94.

Riegle-Crumb, Catherine, and Chelsea Moore. 2014 "The Gender Gap in High School Physics: Considering the Context of Local Communities." Social Science Quarterly, 95(1):253-268

Robinson, Keith and Anna S. Mueller. 2014. "Behavioral Engagement in Learning and Math Achievement over Kindergarten: A Contextual Analysis."  American Journal of Education, 120(3):325-349

Robinson, Keith and Angel L. Harris. 2014. The Broken Campass: Parental Involvement with Children's Education. Cambridge, MA. Harvard University Press.

Shifrer, Dara, and April Sutton. 2014. "Region-Urbanicity Differences in Locus of Control: Social Disadvantage, Structure, or Cultural Exceptionalism?" Sociological Inquiry, 84(4):570-600.

Sweeney, Megan and R. Kelly Raley. 2014. "Race, Ethnicity, and the Changing Context of Childbearing in the U.S." Annual Review of Sociology. 40(1):539-58.

Williams, Christine, Kristine Kilanski, and Chandra Muller. 2014. "Corporate Diversity Programs and Gender Inequality in the Oil and Gas Industry." Work and Occupations, 41(4):440-476

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Augustine, Jennifer March and R. Kelly Raley. 2013. "Multigenerational Households and the School Readiness of Children Born to Unmarried Mothers." Journal of Family Issues, 34(4):431-459

Callahan, Rebecca and Chandra Muller. 2013. Coming of Age: American Schools and the Civic Development of Immigrant Youth. Russell Sage Foundation: New York, NY.

Callahan, Rebecca and Kathryn Obenchain. 2013. "Bridging Worlds in the Social Studies Classroom: High School Teachers' Practices and Latino Immigrant Youths' Civic and Political Development." Sociological Studies of Children and Youth, 16:97-123.

Callahan, Rebecca. (2013). "The Academic Achievement of Immigrant Adolescents: Exploration of School Factors from Sociological and Educational Perspectives." In Gowda, M. and Khanderia, A. (Eds.) Educational Achievement: Teaching Strategies, Psychological Factors and Economic Impact, pp. 53-74. New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Frank, Kenneth A., Chandra Muller, and Anna S. Mueller. 2013. “The Embeddedness of Adolescent Friendship Nominations: The Formation of Social Capital in Emergent Network Structures.” American Journal of Sociology. 119(1):216-253

Glass, Jennifer, Sharon Sassler, Yael Levitte, and Katherine Michelmore. 2013. "What's So Special about STEM? A Comparison of Women's Retention in STEM and Other Professional Occupations." Social Forces, 92(2):723-756

Humphries, Melissa, Chandra Muller, and Kathryn Schiller. 2013. "The Political Socialization of Adolescent Children of Immigrants." Social Science Quarterly, 94(5):1261-1282.

Lin, Ken-Hou and Jennifer Lundquist. 2013. "Mate Selection in Cyberspace: The Intersection of Race, Gender, and Education." American Journal of Sociology 119(1):183-215.

Lin, Ken-Hou and Donald Tomaskovic-Devey. 2013. "Financialization and Income Inequality, 1970-2008." American Journal of Sociology, 118(5):1284-1329.

Pattison, Evangeleen, Eric Grodsky, and Chandra Muller. 2013. "Is the Sky Falling? Grade Inflation and the Signaling Power of Grades." Educational Researcher, 42(5):259-265.  Link to article

Riegle-Crumb, Catherine, and Chelsea Moore. 2013. "Examining Gender Inequality in a High School Engineering Course." American Journal of Engineering Education 4(1):55-65.

Robinson, Keith.  2013. "Early Disparities in Mathematics Gains among Poor and Non-Poor Children: Examining the Role of Behavioral Engagement in Learning." The Elementary School Journal, 114(1):22-47

Robinson, Keith
and Angel L. Harris. 2013. "Racial and Social Class Differences in How Parents Respond to Inadequate Achievement: Consequences for Children's Future Achievement."  Social Science Quarterly, 94(5):1346-1371.

Shifrer, Dara, Rebecca Callahan, and Chandra Muller. 2013. "Equity or Marginalization? The High School Course-Taking of Students Labeled with a Learning Disability." American Educational Research Journal, 50(4):656-682.  Link to article

Sutton, April
, Chandra Muller and Amy Langenkamp. 2013. "High School Transfer Students and the Transition to College: Timing and the Structure of the School Year." Sociology of Education, 86(1):63-82.

Tomaskovic-Devey, Donald and Ken-Hou Lin. 2013. "Financialization: Causes, Inequality Consequences, and Policy Implications." North Carolina Banking Institute Journal 18(Special Edition):167-94.

Villarreal, Andrés, and Sarah Blanchard. 2013. "How Job Characteristics Affect International Migration: The Role of Informality in Mexico." Demography, 50(2):751-775.

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Callahan, Rebecca M. and Obenchain, Kathryn M. 2012. "Finding a Civic Voice: Latino Immigrant Youths' Experiences in High School Social Studies." The High School Journal, 96 (1), 20-32.  

Callahan Rebecca M. and Dara Shifrer. 2012. "High School ESL Placement: Practice, Policy and Effects on Achievement." in: Kanno Yasuko and Linda Harklau (Eds.) Linguistic Minority Students Go To College: Preparation, Access, and Persistence. New York: Routledge.

Dondero, Molly and Chandra Muller. 2012. "School Stratification in New and Established Latino Destinations." Social Forces, 91(2):477-502.

Fitzgerald, Scott, and Jennifer L. Glass. 2012. "Conservative Protestants, Early Transitions to Adulthood, and The Intergenerational Transmission of Class." Pp. 49-72 in Religion, Work and Inequality. Edited by John McCarthy and Lisa Keister: Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.

Raley, R. Kelly. 2012. In Booth et al (Eds). "I Just Want Your Kiss? Sexual Relationships in Young Adulthood." Early Adulthood in a Family Context. New York. Springer.

Raley, R. Kelly, Yujin Kim, and Kimberly Daniels. 2012. "Young Adults' Fertility Expectations and Events, Associations with College Enrollment and Persistence." Journal of Family and Marriage. 74(4):866-879.

Riegle-Crumb, Catherine, Barbara King, Eric Grodsky, and Chandra Muller. 2012. "The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same? Prior Achievement Fails to Explain Gender Inequality in Entry into STEM College Majors over Time." American Educational Research Journal, 49(6):1048-1073  Link to article

Riegle-Crumb, Catherine
and Melissa Humphries. 2012. "Exploring Bias in Math Teachers' Perceptions of Students' Ability by Gender and Race/Ethnicity." Gender & Society 26(2):290-322.

Sullivan, M. Kate, R. Kelly Raley, Robert A. Hummer, and Emily Schiefelbein. 2012. "The Potential Contribution of Marital-Cohabitation Status to Racial, Ethnic, and Nativity Differentials in Birth Outcomes in Texas." Maternal and Child Health Journal 16(4):775-784.

Williams, Christine, Chandra Muller, and Kristine Kilanski. 2012. "Gendered Organizations in the New Economy." Gender & Society. 26(4):549-573.

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Blanchard, Sarah, Erin Hamilton, Néstor Rodríguez, and Hirotoshi Yoshioka. 2011. "Shifting Trends in Central American Migration: A Demographic Examination of Increasing Honduran-U.S. Immigration and Deportation." The Latin Americanist: Special Issue on Migration 55(4):61-84.

Dabach, Dafney B., & Callahan, Rebecca M. (2011). Rights versus reality: The gap between civil rights and English Learners' high school educational opportunities. Teachers College Record, Commentary: October, 2011

McNamee, Catherine M and R. Kelly Raley. 2011. "A Note on Race, Ethnicity and Nativity Differentials in Remarriage in the United States." Demographic Research 24(13):293-312.

Mueller, Anna S. 2011. "Education." in Concise Encyclopedia of Sociology, edited by G. Ritzer and J. M. Ryan. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Raley, R. Kelly. 2011. "Family and Household Composition of the Population". In M. Anderson, C. Citro, and J. Salvo (Eds) Encyclopedia of the U.S. Census: Second Edition. Washington D.C.: CQ Press.

Raley, R. Kelly and Charles E. Stokes. 2011. "Kin Connection: Kin Involvement While Growing Up and Marriage in Adulthood." Social Science Research 40(2):433-443.

Riegle-Crumb, Catherine, Chelsea Moore, and Aida Ramos-Wada. 2011. "Who Wants to Have a Career in Science or Math?: Exploring Adolescents' Future Aspirations by Gender and Race/Ethnicity." Science Education 95(3):458-476.

Schiller, Kathryn S. and Donald J. Hunt. 2011. "Secondary Mathematics Course Trajectories: Understanding Accumulated Disadvantages in Mathematics in Grades 9-12." Journal of School Leadership 21(1):87-118. 

Shifrer, Dara, Chandra Muller, and Rebecca Callahan. 2011. "Disproportionality and Learning Disabilities: Parsing Apart Race, Socioeconomic Status, and Language." Journal of Learning Disabilities 44(3):246-257.

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Callahan, Rebecca M., Lindsey Wilkinson, and Chandra Muller. 2010. "Academic Achievement and Course Taking Among Language Minority Youth in U.S. Schools: Effects of ESL Placement." Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis 32(1):84-117.  Link to article

Callahan, Rebecca M
., Kathryn S. Schiller, & Chandra Muller. 2010. "Preparing the Next Generation for Electoral Engagement: Social Studies and the School Context." American Journal of Education 116(4): 525-556.

Landale, Nancy S., Robert Schoen, and Kim Daniels. 2010. "Early Family Formation among White, Black and Mexican American Women." Journal of Family Issues 31(4):445-474.

Langenkamp, Amy G. 2010. "Academic Vulnerability and Resilience during the Transition to High School: The Role of Social Relationships and District Context." Sociology of Education 83(1):1-19.

Mueller, Anna S., Jennifer Pearson, Chandra Muller, Kenneth Frank and Alyn Turner. 2010. "Sizing Up Peers: Adolescent Girls' Weight Control and Social Comparison in the School Context." Journal of Health and Social Behavior 51:64-78. 

Muller, Chandra, Catherine Riegle-Crumb, Kathryn S. Schiller, Lindsey Wilkinson, and Kenneth A. Frank. 2010. "Race and Academic Achievement in Racially Diverse High Schools: Opportunity and Stratification." Teachers College Record 112(4): 1038-1063.

Pattison, Evangeleen. 2010. "The Expansion of American Higher Education: Access and Opportunity or Stratification and Exclusion?" Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research, Special Bulletin XXX(3 - Special Edition):1-25.

Raley, R. Kelly and M. Kate Sullivan. 2010. "Social-Contextual influences on Adolescent Romantic and Sexual Activity." Sociological Spectrum 30: 65-89.

Riegle-Crumb, Catherine and Eric Grodsky. 2010. "Racial-Ethnic Differences at the Intersection of Math Course-taking and Achievement." Sociology of Education 83(3):248-270.

Riegle-Crumb, Catherine. 2010. "More Girls Go to College: Exploring the Social and Academic Factors Behind the Female Postsecondary Advantage among Hispanic and White Students." Research in Higher Education 51(6):573-593.

Riegle-Crumb, Catherine and Barbara King. 2010. "Questioning a White Male Advantage in STEM: Examining Disparities in College Major." Educational Researcher 39(9):656-664.  Link to article

Robinson, Keith. 2010. "Black-White Inequality in Reading and Math Across K-12 Schooling: A Synthetic Cohort Perspective." The Review of Black Political Economy 37(3-4):263-273.

Schiller, Kathryn S., William H. Schmidt, Chandra Muller, and Richard T. Houang. 2010. "Hidden Disparities: How Courses and Curricula Shape Opportunities in Mathematics during High School." Equity and Excellence in Education 43(4):414-433.

Shifrer, Dara, Chandra Muller, and Rebecca Callahan. 2010. "Disproportionality: A Sociological Perspective on the Identification by Schools of Students with Learning Disabilities." Pp. 279-308 in Research in Social Science and Disability Series, Volume 5: Disability as a Fluid State, edited by B. M. Altman and S. Barnartt. Bingley, United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Shifrer, Dara and Rebecca Callahan. 2010. "Technology and Communications Coursework: Facilitating the Progression of Students with Learning Disabilities through High School Science and Math Coursework." Journal of Special Education Technology 25(3):65-76. 

Stokes, Charles E. and Christopher G. Ellison. 2010. "Religion and Attitudes toward Divorce Laws among U.S. Adults." Journal of Family Issues 31(10):1279-1304.

Valdez, Veronica E. and Rebecca M. Callahan. 2010. "Who's learning languages in today's schools?" in D. Lapp & D. Fisher (Eds.) Handbook on Research on Teaching the English Language Arts, Third Edition, pp. 3-9. New York, NY: Routledge. 

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Callahan, Rebecca, Lindsey Wilkinson, Chandra Muller, and Michelle Frisco. 2009. "ESL Placement and Schools: Effects on Immigrant Achievement." Educational Policy 23(2):355-384.

Langenkamp, Amy G. 2009. "Following Different Pathways: Social Integration, Achievement, and the Transition
to High School." American Journal of Education 116(1):69-98.

Langenkamp, Amy G., Jim Walker, Dara Shifrer, and Kelly Fulton. 2009. Final Report: Unbundling Youth, Family, and Community Involvement in College Access: on the Ground in Austin, Texas. Austin, TX: Central Texas Sustainability Indicators Project (CTSIP), The Education Research Institute (TERI), and Social Science Research Council (SSRC).

Langenkamp, Amy G., Jim Walker, Dara Shifrer, and Kelly Fulton. 2009. Final Report: Unbundling Youth, Family, and Community Involvement in College Access: on the Ground in Austin, Texas. Austin, TX: Central Texas Sustainability Indicators Project (CTSIP), The Education Research Institute (TERI), and Social Science Research Council (SSRC).

Mueller, Anna S. 2009. "Body Image, Childhood And Adolescence." Pp. 58-62 in Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development vol. 1, edited by D. Carr. Detroit, MI: Macmillan Reference USA.

Pearson, Jennifer, Sarah Crissey, and Catherine Riegle-Crumb. 2009. "Gendered Fields: Sports and Advanced Course Taking in High School." Sex Roles 61(7-8):519-535.

Raley, R. Kelly and Megan M. Sweeney. 2009. "Explaining Race and Ethnic Variation in Marriage: Directions for Future Research." Race and Social Problems 1:132-142.

Riegle-Crumb, Catherine and Rebecca M. Callahan. 2009. "Exploring the Academic Benefits of Friendship Ties for Latino Boys and Girls." Social Science Quarterly 90:611-631.

Schoen, Robert, Nancy S. Landale, Kim Daniels, and Yen-Hsin Alice Cheng. 2009. "Social Background Differences in Early Family Behavior." Journal of Marriage and Family 71(2):384-395.  

Stokes, Charles E. and Mark D. Regnerus. 2009. "When Faith Divides Family: Religious Discord and Adolescent Reports of Parent-Child Relations." Social Science Research 38:155-167.

Wilkinson, Lindsey and Jennifer Pearson. 2009. "School Culture and the Well-Being of Same-Sex Attracted Youth." Gender & Society 23(4):542-568.

Zhai, Jiexia Elisa and Charles E. Stokes. 2009. "Ethnic, Family, and Social Contextual Influences on Asian-American Adolescents' Religiosity." Sociological Spectrum 29(2):201-226.

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Callahan, Rebecca, Kathryn Schiller, and Chandra Muller. 2008. "Preparing for Citizenship: Immigrant High School Students' Curriculum and Socialization." Theory and Research in Social Education 36(2): 6-31.

Callahan, Rebecca M., Lindsey Wilkinson, and Chandra Muller. 2008. "School Context and the Effect of ESL Placement on Mexican-Origin Adolescents' Achievement." Social Science Quarterly 89(1):177-198.

Callahan, Rebecca M. 2008. "Latino Language-Minority College Going: Adolescent Boys' Language Use and Girls' Social Integration." Bilingual Research Journal 31(1): 175-200.

Cavanagh, Shannon, Sarah Crissey, and R. Kelly Raley. 2008. "Family Structure and Adolescent Romance." Journal of Marriage and Family 70(3):698-714.

Choi, Kate H., R. Kelly Raley, Chandra Muller, and Catherine Riegle-Crumb. 2008. "Class Composition: Socioeconomic Characteristics of Coursemates and College Enrollment." Social Science Quarterly 89(4):846-866.

Crosnoe, Robert, Catherine Riegle-Crumb, Samuel H. Field, Kenneth A. Frank, and Chandra Muller. 2008. "Peer Group Contexts of Girls' and Boys' Academic Experiences." Child Development 79(1):139-155.

Crosnoe, Robert, Kenneth Frank, and Anna Strassmann Mueller. 2008. "Gender, Body Size, and Social Relations in American High Schools." Social Forces 86(3):1189-1216.

Frank, Kenneth A., Chandra Muller, Kathryn Schiller, Robert Crosnoe, Catherine Riegle-Crumb, Anna S. Mueller, and Jennifer Pearson. 2008. "The Social Dynamics of Mathematics Coursetaking in High Schools." American Journal of Sociology 113(6):1645-1696.

Langenkamp, Amy G. and Michelle L. Frisco. 2008. "Family Transitions and Adolescent Severe Emotional Distress: The Salience of Family Context." Social Problems 55(2):238-253.

Mueller, Anna S., R. Kelly Raley and Chandra Muller. October 27, 2008. "Report on Gender Equity in Compensation at the University of Texas at Austin." Prepared for the Gender Equity Task Force at the University of Texas at Austin, Co-Chairs J. Strother Moore and Gretchen Ritter, and included in the Final Report of the Gender Equity Task Force as Appendix 3.

Shifrer, Dara. 2008. Accounting for Selection in the Academic Impact of High School Sports on Black Males. Thesis toward the degree of Master of Arts in Sociology at University of Texas at Austin.

Shifrer, Dara. 2008. "Educating with Consistent Cultural Capital in a Mennonite Community." Research Reports from the Programme for Belize Archaeological Project, Volume Two, edited by Fred Valdez, Jr. Austin, TX: Mesoamerican Archaeological Research Laboratory.

Shifrer, Dara, Chandra Muller and Simon Barnes. 2008. Report on Faculty Climate Survey at the University of Texas at Austin, Fall 2007. Austin, TX: Gender Equity Task Force, University of Texas at Austin.

Stokes, Charles E. and R. Kelly Raley. 2008. "Cohabitation." in Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development, edited by D. Carr. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale.

Stokes, Charles E. 2008. "The Role of Parental Religiosity in High School Completion." Sociological Spectrum (Special Issue on Religion) (28)5:531-555.

Zhai, Jiexia Elisa, Christopher G. Ellison, Charles E. Stokes, and Norval D. Glenn. 2008. "Spiritual, but Not Religious: The Impact of Parental Divorce on the Religious and Spiritual Identities of Young Adults in the United States." Review of Religious Research 49(4):379-394.

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Barrett, Jennifer, Jennifer Pearson, Chandra Muller, and Kenneth A. Frank. 2007. "Adolescent Religiosity and School Contexts." Social Science Quarterly 88:1024-1037.

Bumpass, Larry L. and R. Kelly Raley. 2007. "Measuring Divorce and Separation: Issues, and Comparability of Estimates Across Data Sources." in Handbook of Measurement Issues in Family Research, edited by S. L. Hofferth and L. M. Casper. Mahwah, NJ: Laurence Erlbaum Associates.

Cavanagh, Shannon E., Catherine Riegle-Crumb, and Robert Crosnoe. 2007. "Puberty and the Education of Girls." Social Psychology Quarterly 70:186-198. ttp://

Crosnoe, Robert and Catherine Riegle-Crumb. 2007. "A Life Course Model of Education and Alcohol Use." Journal of Health and Social Behavior 48:267-282.

Crosnoe, Robert, Catherine Riegle-Crumb, and Chandra Muller. 2007. "Gender, Self-Perception, and Academic Problems in High School." Social Problems 54(1):118-138. 

Frisco, Michelle, Chandra Muller, and Kenneth A. Frank. 2007. "Parents' Union Dissolution and Adolescents' School Performance: Comparing Methodological Approaches." Journal of Marriage and Family 69(3):721-741. 

Greene, Shannon, M. Kate Sullivan, and Edward R. Anderson. 2007. "Divorce and Custody." in Handbook of Clinical Psychology: Children and Adolescents, vol. 2, edited by M. Hersen and A. M. Gross. New York, NY: John Wiley and Sons.

Hyde, David M. and Dara Shifrer. 2007. "Artificial Cranial Modification on the Maya Frontier." Mono y Conejo. Austin, TX: Mesoamerican Archaeological Research Laboratory.

Mueller, Anna Strassmann. 2007. "Extracurricular Activities" in the Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, Edited by George Ritzer. Blackwell Publishing.

Mueller, Anna Strassmann and Chandra Muller. 2007. "Education" in the Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, Edited by George Ritzer. Blackwell Publishing.

Muller, Chandra, Jennifer Pearson, Catherine Riegle-Crumb, Jennifer Harris Requejo, Kenneth A. Frank, Kathryn S. Schiller, R. Kelly Raley, Amy G. Langenkamp, Sarah Crissey, Anna Strassmann Mueller, Rebecca Callahan, Lindsey Wilkinson, Samuel Field. 2007. National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health: Wave III Education Data. Chapel Hill, NC: Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Pearson, Jennifer and Catherine Riegle-Crumb. 2007. "Gender and Education" in Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, vol. IV, edited by G. Ritzer. Wiley-Blackwell.

Pearson, Jennifer, Chandra Muller, and Lindsey Wilkinson. 2007. "Adolescent Same-Sex Attraction and Academic Outcomes: The Role of School Attachment and Engagement." Social Problems 54(4):523-542.

Raley, R. Kelly, Sarah Crissey, and Chandra Muller. 2007. "Of Sex and Romance: Late Adolescent Relationships and Young Adult Union Formation." Journal of Marriage and Family 69:1210-1226.

Raley, R. Kelly
and Megan M. Sweeney. 2007. "What Explains Race and Ethnic Variation in Cohabitation, Marriage, Divorce, and Nonmarital Fertility?" University of California Los Angeles, California Center for Population Research working paper number 026-07.

Riegle-Crumb, Catherine. 2007. "Gendered Achievements in Science" in Gender and Education, edited by Barbara Bank. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood Press.

Schoen, Robert, Nancy S. Landale, and Kim Daniels. 2007. "Family Transitions in Young Adulthood." Demography 44:807-820.

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Callahan, Rebecca M. 2006. "The Intersection of Accountability and Language: Can Reading Intervention Replace English Language Development?" Bilingual Research Journal 30:1-21.

Field, Sam, Kenneth A Frank, Kathryn S. Schiller, Catherine Riegle-Crumb, and Chandra Muller. 2006. "Identifying Positions from Affiliation Networks: Preserving the Duality of People and Events." Social Networks 28(2):97-123.

Pearson, Jennifer. 2006. "Personal Control, Self-Efficacy in Sexual Negotiation and Contraception Risk among Adolescents: The Role of Gender." Sex Roles 54:615-625. 

Pearson, Jennifer, Chandra Muller, and Michelle L. Frisco. 2006. "Parental Involvement, Family Structure, and Adolescent Sexual Decision Making." Sociological Perspectives 49:67-90.

Riegle-Crumb, Catherine. 2006. "The Path through Math: Course-Taking Trajectories and Student Performance at the Intersection of Gender and Race/Ethnicity." American Journal of Education 113(1):101-122.

Riegle-Crumb, Catherine, George Farkas, and Chandra Muller. 2006. "The Role of Gender and Friendship in Advanced Course Taking." Sociology of Education 79(3): 206-228.

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Callahan, Rebecca M. 2005. "Tracking and High School English Learners: Limiting Opportunity to Learn." American Educational Research Journal 42(2): 305-328. Link to article

Langenkamp, Amy G. 2005. "Latino Children's Integration into American Society: The Dynamics of Bilingual Education." Sociological Focus 38(2):115-31.

Muller, Chandra and Thomas L. Hanson. 2005. "Health and Academic Achievement over the School Years." in Getting Results: Student Health, Supportive Schools, and Academic Success. California Department of Education.

Muller, Chandra and Kathryn S. Schiller. 2005. "Achievement and Equity." Pp. 270-283 in The Social Organization of Schooling. Larry Hedges and Barbara Schneider, Eds. Russell Sage Foundation: New York.

Raley, R. Kelly, Michelle Frisco, and Elizabeth Wildsmith. 2005. "Maternal Cohabitation and Educational Success." Sociology of Education 78:144-164.

Raley, R. Kelly. 2005. "The Role of Nonmarital Births in Sustaining Replacement Fertility in the U.S." in The New Population Problem: Why Families in Developed Countries Are Shrinking and What It Means, edited by A. Booth and A. C. Crouter. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbum Associates.

Riegle-Crumb, Catherine. 2005. "The Cross-National Context of the Gender Gap in Math and Science." in The Social Organization of Schools, edited by L. Hedges and B. Schneider. New York, NY: Russell Sage Foundation Press.

Woo, Hyeyoung and R. Kelly Raley. 2005. A Small Extension to "Costs and Rewards of Children: The Effects of Becoming a Parent on Adults' Lives." Journal of Marriage and Family 67:216-221.

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Crosnoe, Robert and Chandra Muller. 2004. "Body Mass Index, Academic Achievement, and School Context: Examining the Educational Experiences of Adolescents at Risk of Obesity." Journal of Health and Social Behavior 45(December): 393-407.

Crosnoe, Robert, Chandra Muller, and Kenneth Frank. 2004. "Peer Context and the Consequences of Adolescent Drinking."Social Problems 51(2):288-304.

Crosnoe, Robert, Lorena Lopez-Gonzalez, and Chandra Muller. 2004. "Immigration from Mexico into the Math/Science Pipeline in American Education." Social Science Quarterly 85(5):1208-1226.

Frisco, Michelle L., Chandra Muller, and Kyle Dodson. 2004. "Participation in Voluntary Youth-Serving Associations and Early Adult Voting Behavior." Social Science Quarterly 85(3):660-676.

Hummer, Robert A., Kimberly A. Hack, and R. Kelly Raley. 2004. "Retrospective Reports of Pregnancy Wantedness and Child Well-Being in the United States." Journal of Family Issues 25:404-428.

Muller, Chandra. 2004. "Standards and Equity." Journal of the Learning Sciences 13(2):237-242.

Needham, Belinda, Robert Crosnoe, and Chandra Muller. 2004. "Academic Failure in Secondary School: The Inter-Related Role of Health Problems and Educational Context." Social Problems 51(4):569-586.

Raley, R. Kelly, T. Elizabeth Durden, and Elizabeth Wildsmith. 2004. "Understanding Mexican American Marriage Patterns Using a Life Course Approach" Social Science Quarterly 85(4):872-890.

Raley, R. Kelly and Jenifer Bratter. 2004."Not Even if You Were the Last Person on Earth! How Marital Search Constraints Affect the Likelihood of Marriage." Journal of Family Issues 25:167-181.

Raley, R. Kelly and Wildsmith, Elizabeth. 2004. "Cohabitation and Children's Family Instability." Journal of Marriage and the Family 66:210-219.

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Gándara, Patricia C., Russell W. Rumberger, Julie Maxwell-Jolly, and Rebecca M. Callahan. 2003. "English Learners in California Schools: Unequal Resources, Unequal Outcomes." Education Policy Analysis Archives 11(36).

Raley, R. Kelly and Larry L. Bumpass. 2003. "The Topography of the Plateau in Divorce: Levels and Trends in Union Stability after 1980." Demographic Research 8:246-258.

Schiller, Kathryn S. and Chandra Muller. 2003. "Raising the Bar and Equity? Effects of State High School Graduation Requirements and Accountability Policies on Students' Mathematics Course Taking." Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis 25(3):299-318. Link to article

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Harris, Kathleen Mullan, R. Kelly Raley, and Ronald R. Rindfuss. 2002. "Family Configurations and Child-Care Patterns: Familes with Two or More Preschool-Age Children." Social Science Quarterly 83(2):455-471.

Moreno, Susan E. and Chandra Muller. 2002. "Higher Education in the United States: Latinos." Pp. 353-358 in Education and Sociology: An Encyclopedia, edited by D. L. Levinson, Alan R. Sadovnik, and P. W. Cookson. New York, NY: RoutledgeFalmer.

Muller, Chandra. 2002. "Working Parents." Pp. 711-715 in Education and Sociology: An Encyclopedia, edited by D. L. Levinson, A. R. Sadovnik, and P. W. Cookson. New York, NY: RoutledgeFalmer.

Raley, R. Kelly. 2002. "The Effects of the Differential Undercount on Survey Estimates of Race Differences in Marriage." Journal of Marriage and the Family 64(3):774-779.

Smith, Steven J., Liane Pedersen-Gallegos, and Catherine Riegle-Crumb. 2002. "The Training, Careers, and Work of Ph.D. Physical Scientists: Not Simply Academic." American Journal of Physics 70:1081-1092.

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Fulton, Kelly G. and Chandra Muller. 2001. "Homelessness and Mothers' Involvement in their Children's Education: What Can Schools Do?" International Journal of Educational Policy, Research and Practice 2(4):373-393.

Muller, Chandra. 2001. "Introduction: Educational Stratification and the Life Course." Sociological Focus 34(4):331-335.

Muller, Chandra. 2001. "The Role of Caring in the Teacher-Student Relationship for At-Risk Students." Sociological Inquiry 71(2):241-255.

Muller, Chandra and Christopher G. Ellison. 2001. "Religious Involvement, Social Capital and Academic Achievement: Evidence from the National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988." Sociological Focus 34(2):155-183.

Raley, R. Kelly. 2001. "Increasing Fertility in Cohabiting Unions: Evidence for the Second Demographic Transition in the United States?" Demography 38(1):59-66.

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Muller, Chandra and Kathryn S. Schiller. 2000. "Leveling the Playing Field? Students' Educational Attainment and States' Performance Testing." Sociology of Education 73(3):196-218.

Raley, R. Kelly. 2000. "Recent Trends and Differentials in Marriage and Cohabitation: The United States." in The Ties that Bind: Perspectives on Marriage and Cohabitation, edited by L. Waite, C. Bacharach, M. Hindin, E. Thomson, and A. Thornton. Hawthorne, NY: Aldine de Gruyter.

Raley, R. Kelly, Kathleen Mullan Harris, and Ronald R. Rindfuss. 2000. "The Quality and Comparability of Child Care Data in U.S. Surveys." Social Science Research 29(3):356-381.

Schiller, Kathryn S. and Chandra Muller. 2000. "External Examinations and Accountability, Educational Expectations, and High School Graduation." American Journal of Education 108(2):73-102.

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Moreno, Susan E. and Chandra Muller. 1999. "Success and Diversity: The Transition Through First- Year Calculus in the University." American Journal of Education 108:30-57.

Moreno, Susan E., Chandra Muller, Rose Asera, Lisa Wyatt, and James Epperson. 1999. "Supporting Minority Mathematics Achievement: The Emerging Scholars Program at The University of Texas at Austin." Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering 5(1):53-66.

Muller, Chandra, Susan Katz and L. Janelle Dance. 1999. "Investing in Teaching and Learning: Dynamics of the Teacher-Student Relationship from Each Actor's Perspective." Urban Education 34(3):292-337.

Raley, R. Kelly and Ronald R. Rindfuss. 1999. "The Effect of Respondent‘s Kinship Position on Reported Levels of Intergenerational Contact: USA and Japan." Population Research and Policy Review 18(3):279-298.

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Muller, Chandra. 1998. "Gender Differences in Parent Involvement and Adolescents' Mathematics Achievement." Sociology of Education 71(4):336-356.

Muller, Chandra. 1998. "The Minimum Competency Exam Requirement, Teachers' and Students' Expectations and Academic Performance." Social Psychology of Education 2(2):199-216.

Muller, Chandra and Michelle Frisco. 1998. "Organizations for Adolescents." Pp. 142-159 in The Adolescent Years: Social Influences and Educational Challenges, The Ninety-seventh Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, edited by Kathryn Borman and Barbara Schneider. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Rindfuss, Ronald R. and R. Kelly Raley. 1998. "Intergenerational Contact in the United States and Japan." Pp. 193-213 in The Changing Family in Comparative Perspective: Asia and the U.S., edited by K. O. Mason and N. O. Tsuya. Honolulu, HI: East-West Center.

Schneider, Barbara, Christopher B. Swanson, and Catherine Riegle-Crumb. 1998. "Opportunities For Learning: Course Sequences and Positional Advantages." Social Psychology of Education 2:25-53.

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Bidwell, Charles E., Stephen Plank and Chandra Muller. 1996."Peer Social Networks and Adolescent Career Development," Pp. 107-131 in Generating Social Stratification: Toward a New Generation of Research, edited by Alan C. Kerckhoff. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.

Moreno, Susan E. and Chandra Muller. 1996. "Latinas in the U. S. Labor Force," Pp. 38-41 in Women and Work: A Handbook, edited by Paula Dubeck and Kathryn Borman. New York, NY: Garland.

Muller, Chandra. 1996. "Parents and Schools." Discovery Magazine 14(3):31-35.

Muller, Chandra. 1996. "Maternal Employment, Parent-Child Relationships, and Children'sAchievement," Pp. 416-419 in Women and Work: A Handbook, edited by Paula Dubeck and Kathryn Borman. New York, NY: Garland.

Muller, Chandra (Compiled). 1996. "Goals 2000: Safe, Disciplined and Drug-Free Schools" Pp. 401-408 in Fact Sheet in Implementing Federal Legislation: Sociological Perspectives on Educational Policy, edited by Kathryn Borman. New York, NY: Ablex.

Raley, R. Kelly. 1996. "A Shortage of Marriageable Men? A Note on the Role of Cohabitation in Black-White Differences in Marriage Rates." American Sociological Review 61:973-983.

Roan, Carol and R. Kelly Raley. 1996. "Intergenerational Coresidence and Contact: A Longitudinal Analysis of Adult Children's Response to Their Mother's Widowhood." Journal of Marriage and the Family 58:708-717.

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Bumpass, Larry and R. Kelly Raley. 1995. "Redefining Single-Parent Families: Cohabitation and Changing Family Reality." Demography 32(1):97-109.

Bumpass, Larry, R. Kelly Raley, and James Sweet. 1995. "The Changing Character of Stepfamilies: Implications of Cohabitation and Non-Marital Childbearing." Demography 32(3):425-436.

Muller, Chandra. 1995. "Parent Ties to the School and Community and Academic Performance." Pp. 57-79 in Transforming Schools: Trends, Dilemmas and Prospects, edited by Peter Cookson and Barbara Schneider. New York: Garland.

Muller, Chandra. 1995. "Maternal Employment, Parent Involvement, and Mathematics Achievement." Journal of Marriage and the Family 57(1):85-100. Reprinted in 1995 in Parents and Adolescents in Changing Families, Families in Focus Series, Vol. III, edited by David H. Demo and Anne-Marie Ambert. Minneapolis, MN: National Council on Family Relations.

Raley, R. Kelly. 1995. "Black-White Differences in Kin Contact and Exchange Among Never Married Adults." Journal of Family Issues 16(1):77-103.

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Muller, Chandra. 1992-1993. "Parent Involvement in Catholic Schools." Private School Monitor 14(1-2,

Muller, Chandra. 1993. "Parent Involvement and Academic Achievement: An Analysis of Family Resources Available to the Child." Pp. 77-113 in Parents, Their Children and Schools, edited by Barbara Schneider and James S. Coleman. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press.

Muller, Chandra and David Kerbow. 1993. "Parent Involvement in the Home, School and Community." Pp. 13-42 in Parents, Their Children and Schools, edited by Barbara Schneider and James S. Coleman. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press.

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Blanchard, Sarah, and Chandra Muller. Forthcoming. "Gatekeepers of the American Dream: How Teachers' Perceptions Shape the Academic Outcomes of Immigrants and Language-Minority Students." Social Science Research.

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